Overview

Seeking an MD, PhD, or other professional with expertise in medicine, nutrition, public health, or another relevant scientific field for leadership position at a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving and improving human lives through plant-based diets.

About the Physicians Committee

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. We invite you to visit our YouTube channel, our website, and Physicians Committee president Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog.

About the Nutrition Team

Over the past three decades, the Physicians Committee’s nutrition department has achieved many important successes. We’ve contributed to the elimination of the “meat group” in federal nutrition guidelines, carried out clinical research studies that have revolutionized the treatment of diabetes, and provided the scientific foundation for the health benefits of plant-based diets. We aim to propel continued progress through direct patient care, nutrition education, and advocacy.

About this Senior Leadership Opportunity

The Director of Nutrition will lead the organization’s effort to advance human health and longevity by promoting plant-based diets. This will involve planning and executing educational programs for health professionals and the public; advocacy with government, hospitals, and the private sector; media promotion; conference planning; policy efforts; and engaging Physicians Committee membership in these programs.

This is a full-time position based in Washington, D.C. (Friendship Heights on Metro’s Red Line).

Who We’re Looking For

Applicants should have a strong interest in a plant-based (vegan) diet, expertise in nutrition and health, and excellent writing ability.

How to Apply

We require a cover letter and resume to apply. In your cover letter, please tell us about your interest in our mission, your related experience and accomplishments, and your professional goals. Click here to apply online. We look forward to hearing from you! Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.

 

 

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About Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. We invite you to visit our YouTube channel, our website, and Physicians Committee president Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog.

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